Lewell Lodge

Date:
4 Jul 2002
Location:
Lewell Lodge, West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
IOE01/07673/35
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 78 NW WEST KNIGHTON

6/87 Lewell Lodge

26.1.56 II

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Detached house in grounds with Gothic detailing. c.1796 for Adair Hawkins and extended shortly afterwards. Brick walls, mostly rendered in stucco. Slate roofs, with gable ends. Gable stacks.

Plan: rectangular Georgian plan with a central through hall containing staircase, and two rooms to each side. Two storeys with cellars and attics. 3 windows, sashes with pointed heads, marginal glazing bars and cross bars, wooden cills and separate returned labels over each window. Porch entrance at centre, 2 leaf plank doors in a pointed archway. Returned labels over. East gable wall has a 2 storey canted bay window, 1 : 3 : 1 light with the same detailing. North east wing added early C19, 3 light window to ground floor and two 2 light windows to first floor, same gothic detailing.

French window on gable end. Interior: the hall staircase has cusped tracery between the balusters and there are stained glass shields of arms in two of the windows; otherwise the fittings are in the ordinary classical style of the period and include some original decorated iron fire grates. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (6) Hutchins II, 500).

Listing NGR: SY7321888493

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Salmon_Andrew IOE Records for Salmon, Andrew; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Rev Andrew Salmon. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Salmon, Andrew

Rights Holder: Salmon, Andrew

Keywords

Brick, Render, Slate, Stucco, Georgian Detached House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Garden, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces